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ASEAN Free Trade Area

VN expected to post two-digit export growth

Business

VN expected to post two-digit export growth

A HSBC report released on March 19 anticipates that Vietnam's merchandise exports will grow at around 12 percent annually between 2014-2016, although last year's figure was 15.4 percent in nominal US dollar terms.

Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry

Business

Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry

Vietnam needs a range of sound policies to develop the automobile sector in the face of fierce competition with foreign rivals as the import tariff will slump to zero percent once the country joins the ASEAN Free Trade Area by 2018.

China seeks way to further penetrate ASEAN

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China seeks way to further penetrate ASEAN

A number of Chinese experts, scholars and business representatives gathered at a forum in Shenzhen city, Guangdong province on November 23 to seek ways to further penetrate the ASEAN market and discuss issues related to the building of free trade areas.

ASEAN, China promote trade, investment

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ASEAN, China promote trade, investment

The ministers of trade and economics from Southeast Asian countries have participated in the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Roadshow in Chengdu, Shanghai and Beijing, China, from October 22-26.

ASEAN Economic Ministers meet in Brunei

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ASEAN Economic Ministers meet in Brunei

The 45th ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting (AEM-45) and related meetings opened in Brunei on August 19, with discussions on establishing the ASEAN economic community by 2015 topping the agenda.

Auto industry faces crossroads ahead of ASEAN trade pact

Business

Auto industry faces crossroads ahead of ASEAN trade pact

Vietnam's automotive industry could face major collapse under commitments to the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) which will abolish auto import taxes in 2018.

ASEAN+ will waive taxes on car imports between ASEAN member countries, as well as Japan, the Republic of Korea and China, who are party to the agreement.

Japan to invest in industries in Vietnam

Business

Japan to invest in industries in Vietnam

The Japanese Government has pledged to invest in six key industrial sectors in Vietnam, including household electricity, food processing, shipbuilding, agricultural machinery, environment and energy saving and the automobile and spare part production industry.

ASEAN, China increase ties in traditional medicine

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ASEAN, China increase ties in traditional medicine

More than 400 delegates representing the health and pharmaceutical sector of China and ASEAN member countries attended the 2013 ASEAN-China Summit Forum on Traditional Medicine in Yulin city, China ’s Guangxi province on April 15.

China, ASEAN boost multi-faceted cooperation

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China, ASEAN boost multi-faceted cooperation

China and ten ASEAN member countries launched a cooperation plan in science and technology on September 22 in Nanning, the capital of China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on the sidelines of the ninth China-ASEAN Expo.

Deputy PM attends Boao Forum in China

Politics

Deputy PM attends Boao Forum in China

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai joined representatives from ASEAN countries at a discussion on ASEAN free trade area and regional economic integration in the framework of the Boao Forum in Hainan , China , on April 2.